Re: Materialism/Idealism...

Larry wrote:
>What is truly interesting to me is Foucault's inversion of the
>neo-Platonic thesis when he affirms the the "soul is the prison of the
>body." To affirm the reality of souls is hardly to valorize them.

Reading Marx, Freud, Weber, and Marcuse (you can substitute other names if
you like) would basically get you to the same conclusion, wouldn't it? Or
am I reading them in a post-Foucauldian manner? Anyway, what's new in that
statement by Foucault? Close-up on the Body?


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